BAYONNE BRIEFS

Bayonne St. Patrick's Day Parade honorees and city officials raised the Irish flag at City Hall. (SEE BRIEF)
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Bayonne St. Patrick's Day Parade honorees and city officials raised the Irish flag at City Hall. (SEE BRIEF)

Irish Flag-Raising

The Bayonne St. Patrick’s Parade Committee joined Mayor James Davis and city officials at an Irish flag-raising in front of City Hall on March 10.

There will not be a St. Patrick’s Day Parade for a second year in a row, but residents can watch a video dedicated to parade honorees at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=woiWneB0diM.

Blood Drive

A blood drive will be held at the Senior Community Center, 16 West 4th Street, March 18, 12:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Make an appointment at nybc.org/newjerseydrive. Use sponsor code: 70813 or text 917-699-9073. Walk-ins are allowed, space permitting.

Eat first and bring a photo ID. For more information, go to nybc.org

3 vs. 3 basketball

Sunday Morning Outdoor Co-Ed 3 vs. 3 Open Play Basketball for ages 8 to 13 will take place on June 6, 13, 20, and 27, weather permitting, at the 8th Street basketball courts.

Ages 8 to 10 will meet from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.; 11 to 13, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Must be 8 by June 1.

Fee is $25 per player. Register before May 21 for a mesh reversible jersey.

Trio leads police on high speed chase

Endy Lantigua, Tyena Sierra, and a male, 14, of Bayonne were taken into custody when officers in the area of 53rd St. and Ave. B observed a speeding silver BMW, later confirmed to be stolen from Union City.

After allowing the juvenile to exit, he vehicle led the police on a pursuit that ended in the area of 57th St. and Ave. B after the BMW crashed into another vehicle. Lantigua led the police on a foot chase until he was apprehended.

Sierra had a knife and a stun gun in her possession. The three were charged with various offenses and are innocent until proven guilty.